A virus has swept the world, making everyone over the age of eighteen infertile. Teenagers are now the most prized members of society, and would-be parents. When a virus makes everyone over the age of eighteen infertile, would-be parents pay teen girls to conceive and give birth to their children, making teens th . Bumped by Megan McCafferty In the future, a virus has come along that makes people over the age of 18 sterile. I don’t know what it is with.

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I hope those megwn do read it, look beyond the surface, and see that the message is to think for yourself, and make your own choices. In order to get that message across, the entire book would need to be infinitely darker. Apr 23, Ashley Hunt rated it did not like it. Bumped series 3 8 Jul 11, The products that stores thrust at these girls to promote pregnancy are overwhelming and begin when they hit the early pre-teen stage.

The characters at first read more like caricatures than real people, but ultimately that felt like the point. This book was for shock value only, a controversial topic was picked, expounded upon but was not taken to a logical conclusion.

Thumped (Bumped, #2) by Megan McCafferty

Just because their bodies biologically behave as those of mature adults does not mean they are ready to face the emotional challenges of adulthood.

Young girls can be amateur and arrange their own affairs or sign on with an agent to become pro, where they can enter into formal contract with a couple desiring a child. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Meanwhile, the twins learn about each other. There mccafferty some mature themes and obviously it’s about teens getting pregnant but it isn’t explicit at all.


It’s more satire than entertainment. Of course, on the surface our society seems so different, yet there are alarming similarities between our world and the world painted in this book.

Bumped Summary & Study Guide

To give you an example the cheerclones had masSEXparties where the whole point is to try and mcczfferty pregnant at the same time and the guys get to pretty much have sex with as many girls as possible. Both girls are shallow, only thinking of either getting pregnant or serving the Lord.

To make sure the human race stays bimped adults start looking to teens, and I mean starting at age 13, to help them have there dream babies. I surprised they didn’t pair it with a little global warming – you know maybe that could have been mccaffertt reason for the infertility. I don’t hate all books. And things like “For Serious” have been adopted in my daily language while reading!

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And, she did that without missing the tragic behind and the problems and consequences that comes with young people being only focused on delivering a baby. I think she needs a glossary in the book because even now I can’t explain most of kegan technology and even certain word mean.

He obviously has two faces and you can only guess which is the right one, but the suspense feels soooo goood! While important to the plot, the writing and story here are clunky, but in these moments, Harmony’s voice and character shine through. And smart and brave and true to who they were. Sex is just a way to get pregnant it has nothing to do with intimacy or even love, those kids are talking about Sex mcfafferty to get the best genetic baby ever Really what I liked the most was the message at the end.


Nine out of 10 girls who have NOT pregged by 18 regret their obsolescence Yes, this is for the benefit of the public, who is not allowed to know about their feelings for each other, but really? You put it in J I read Bumped and I thought it was quite ridiculous, but I meyan to see if the sequel bujped better in some way. We deeply understand why Harmony acted the way mxcafferty did and why Melody chose to act otherwise.

Some things happened that I completely did not expect, which I was very glad for! I still liked Harmony more than Melody. Everyone wants to know about her. Being in her head as she spouts verses at her sister was almost painful to read, painful to embody in my head for the space of the book.